City resident Terrell Hall was arrested early Monday morning with 131 baggies of crack-cocaine and 112 glassines of heroin outside of 83 Auburn Street, according to police.
A surveillance operation at the border of Paterson and Woodland Park led to the arrest of two men on drug charges and the seizure of powder cocaine, a semi-automatic handgun, and almost 7,000 cash on Monday evening, according to Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik.
A Staten Island man received a 16-year prison sentence on Friday afternoon for assaulting and attempting to kidnap his former girlfriend at a city home, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
After threatening a woman with a handgun on Governor and Carroll Streets early Sunday morning, a 21-year-old city man led police on a foot chase which ended with the suspect’s arrest and seizure of a loaded gun, said police director Jerry Speziale.
18 people were arrested on various drug charges in the city’s weekly narcotics sweep, according to police.
A drug bust on North 3rd Street on Friday afternoon by Narcotics Unit officers lead to the seizure of 3 pounds of cocaine and 1 pound of heroin, said police director Jerry Speziale.
The city has launched its “Safe City Initiative” to tackle street violence through a mix of rehabilitative services and police enforcement towards the 1-percent of population that’s responsible for 90-percent of violent crime in the Silk City, announced mayor Jose “Joey” Torres’ administration on Thursday afternoon.